Frank Barringer was timekeeper and referee, and at the appointed hour he made both teams line up and catch hold of the rope.
Henceforth, as formerly, the sun will suffice him for a timekeeper.
There was no ring, there was no timekeeper, no single umpire.
“There are only five minutes more of play,” said Tom, who heard that from the timekeeper.
And so the ball see-sawed back and forth until the piping whistle of the timekeeper announced the close of the third quarter.
In this timekeeper you recognize the beginnings of the modern watch.
Alban thought rather of the fateful clock and of the excuses which might pacify the timekeeper.
Captain Fischer will act as referee and timekeeper, if it's agreeable.
After an hour or so passed—for it is hard to keep count of time when one's thoughts are the only timekeeper—I fell asleep.
Bill Haden asked Mr. Brook, who had from the beginning been the timekeeper of the party.